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Your Weekend Photography Project – Your Neighborhood

As the co-owner of a website whose readership spans the entire globe (hello to our reader from Vanuatu!), I am always very interested in learning about where our readers come from, and what their daily lives look like. So, in light of the article I wrote yesterday, I offer the following weekend challenge for you […]

10 Tips for a Great Photo Walk

As many of you are probably already aware, Scott Kelby’s (free!) Fourth Annual World Wide Photo Walk is taking place on October 1st and 2nd 2011 (the first year that the event is being held on two days). The purpose of the Photo Walk is to bring together photographers of all skill levels, in locations […]

10 Tips for Creating a Photography Portfolio – Part 1

This article is the continuation of the three part series I promised in Monday’s article, So You Want To Be A Professional Photographer, in which I said I would talk about how to create a photography portfolio. As it turns out, this one became so long that I’ve had to divide it into two parts […]

So You Want To Be A Professional Photographer?

This is the first article in a series about what it takes to become a freelance professional photographer. It’s by no means the definitive guide and isn’t intended to be the complete guide to success. It is intended to make you think about what you need to do to make your dream of becoming a […]

Anniversary

Today marks one year since I began writing for Beyond Megapixels. A lot of things have changed since then including Tiffany and I buying the website in March of this year. This has been a wonderful experience for me and I’ve increased my knowledge about photography while writing for Beyond Megapixels and interacting with our […]

Your Weekend Photography Project – Action!

As you may know, I spent August 25th through the 29th enjoying the events surrounding the MotoGP motorcycle race in Indianapolis, Indiana. I rented a Canon EF 100-400mm f4.5-5.6L IS USM Telephoto Zoom Lens from Pro Photo Rental, which I will review next week (spoiler: I LOVED IT). I had a TON of fun honing […]

Portraits of Love Project – A Great Cause

Portraits of Love is a project coordinated yearly by the PhotoImaging Manufacturers & Distributors Association (PMDA) and offers families of deployed military personnel free portraits for the holiday season. Portraits of Love offers professional photographers and portrait studios an opportunity to use their talents and resources to show their appreciation for our military personnel serving […]

It’s Not Just The Camera

How many times have you heard the comment, it’s not the camera that takes a good photo, it’s the photographer? Well, if that’s true, why do professional photographers, those that make their living with photography, use mostly DSLR’s? Some of the Pro’s were using SLR film cameras when the digital revolution began and it was […]

Review – Light It, Shoot It, Retouch It

A couple of weeks ago I attended a Scott Kelby Training seminar called Light It Shoot It Retouch It Live. It was almost eight hours of very interesting, well presented information and demonstration about studio photography. Whether or not you’re interested in studio photography I highly recommend you attend this seminar if you possibly can. […]

Lighting – Where To Begin

One of the most intimidating things to venture into in photography is studio lighting. At one point or another we all feel a bit limited by using only ambient light or light from our pop-up or external flash, and we begin to entertain the thought of getting a few lights. So we start to research, […]